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  • Crunch Report | Slack Raises $250 Million

    Slack raises a pretty big chunk of change from SoftBank, the DOJ is investigating an Equifax stock dump and Google debuts payments app Tez in India. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Tesla drops 7% after Goldman Sachs says the stock is worth $180

    Tesla drops 7% after Goldman Sachs says the stock is worth $180

    If you follow Tesla’s performance in public markets you’re no doubt aware of the ongoing bull versus bear battle between analysts who follow the company. While analysts from major investment banks typically disagree on future price targets for stocks, it’s much rarer for analysts to be totally split on if a company’s stock will go up or down. Read More

  • Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

    Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

    It’s been a bad few days for tech stocks. The FANG stocks, a moniker used to collectively describe Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have had a rough two days on Wall Street. And even though Apple isn’t included in the original FANG group (which was designed to describe a grouping of high-risk but high-reward mega-growth stocks), the company has also underperformed… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

    Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen’s latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and downs. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Snap Trips and Falls on Wall Street

    Snap has a pretty rough day with its first earnings report, Didi Chuxing gets a big $5 billion investment from SoftBank and the author of “Cracking the Coding Interview” comes into the studio to challege John Mannes at Connect 4. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

    Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Snap has already tumbled 11% on day four

    Snap has already tumbled 11% on day four

    Snap, the parent of Snapchat, had a great first two days on the stock market, only to be followed by two terrible ones. Shares quickly tumbled to beneath $22, a more than 11 percent drop in morning trading. This means that most investors are already losing money on the social media company. Snap opened Thursday at $24 per share. It is still above its $17 IPO price, but that’s… Read More

  • Algoriz lets you build trading algorithms with no coding required

    Algoriz lets you build trading algorithms with no coding required

    Traders who have an idea for a money-making algorithm have two choices: learn to code themselves, or hire a great engineer. But neither of these two options are realistic, especially for part-time traders who don’t have a large bankroll behind them. Meet Algoriz, a startup participating in Y Combinator’s Winter 2017 batch. Read More

  • Fitbit shares tank 29 percent as holiday sales look bleak

    Fitbit shares tank 29 percent as holiday sales look bleak

    Fitbit is going to have a rough holiday season as the company shared a disappointing outlook for the next quarter on yesterday’s earnings call. As a result, Fitbit shares (NYSE:FIT) opened at $9.03, down 29.5 percent compared to yesterday’s closing price of $12.81. So what happened exactly? Fitbit’s earning report yesterday wasn’t great, but it wasn’t too bad either. Read More